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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Opel Frontera?

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9 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 115 bhp

260 kw. vs 83 kw.

67% or 235 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 260 nM 35% or 140 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 13.90 sec. 9.1 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 96 mph 74 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 33.01 mpg 55% or 11.77 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 40 mpg 32% or 9.67 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 25 mpg 77% or 10.88 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1695 kg 23% or 315 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

2 reasons to buy Opel Frontera

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 144 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 42% or 60 g/mile

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Opel Frontera

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 3800 RPM 42% or 2700 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 2171 cm3 38% or 1335 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4268 mm 2% or 101 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1787 mm 5% or 96 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1692 mm 32% or 542 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 245/70R16
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 245/70R16
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)